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Mel Wickliffe

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Fresh Herring Finally on the Market in San Francisco

    Coming soon to a restaurant near you​We reported last month that the much-heralded return of a market for fresh herring to San Francisco was off to a slow start. Last year, the California Department of Fish and Game changed its regulations to allow herring meat to be sold locally. Previously, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Fresh San Francisco Bay Herring Finally on the Market

    ​We reported last month that the much-heralded return of a market for fresh herring to San Francisco was off to a slow start. Last year, the California Department of Fish and Game changed its regulations to allow herring meat to be sold locally. Previously, the fish was caught commercially so its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Fresh Herring Fishery off to Slow Start

    Scarce so far​Last month we reported on a change to state regulations that will allow fresh herring to be caught and sold locally. For decades, all the herring caught by San Francisco's commercial fishermen have been stripped for their roe, which is consumed in Japan as a delicacy called kazunoko. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    No Fresh Dungeness Crabs for Thanksgiving

    ​As SFoodie reported on Friday, negotiations between the San Francisco Crab Boat Owners' Association and the Bay Area largest crab processors have flatlined over the price the processors were willing to pay. The fishermen have stuck to their demand for $2.50 per pound -- which small, local process ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    The Dungeness Fishermen's Strike May Last Until After Thanksgiving

    Willy Volk/Flickr​The Bay Area's Dungeness crab season opened for the year on November 15, but fresh, local crabs still haven't appeared in the markets. On Tuesday, the Chronicle reported that the San Francisco Crab Boat Association is on strike, holding out for better prices from the seafood proc ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Fresh Herring to Be Sold in SF This Winter

    fresh herring​Ever wonder where the many tons of fish landed by San Francisco Bay's commercial herring fleet throughout the winter go? There's a growing market for local and sustainable seafood, but the bay's herring -- an inexpensive fish that lends itself to a variety of preparations -- doesn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Fresh Herring to Be Sold in SF This Winter

    fresh herring​Ever wonder where the many tons of fish landed by San Francisco Bay's commercial herring fleet throughout the winter go? There's a growing market for local and sustainable seafood, but the bay's herring -- an inexpensive fish that lends itself to a variety of preparations -- doesn't ... More >>

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